Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Pain Management http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/pain/condition-rss Pain Management en-us Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:18:34 UTC Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:18:34 UTC Breaking Through Breakthrough Cancer Pain http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/pain/breaking-through-breakthrough-cancer-pain Breakthrough pain estimates vary, but as many as 50% of patients diagnosed with cancer and chronic pain have pain levels that are not adequately controlled 3:30 PM, Thu October 19, 2017 Don't Ignore These Opioid Abuse Red Flags http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/jeffrey-fudin/2017/10/opioid-red-flags-for-consideration- Here is how to distinguish between those who need prescriptions to manage pain and those seeking controlled substances for illicit reasons. 4:05 AM, Wed October 18, 2017 FDA OKs Pregabalin Extended-release Once-Daily Tablets for Neuropathic Pain http://www.pharmacytimes.com/product-news/fda-oks-pregabalin-extendedrelease-oncedaily-tablets-for-neuropathic-pain- The tablets did not get approval for managing fibromyalgia, however, according to a press release from Pfizer. 6:04 PM, Thu October 12, 2017 FDA OKs Osteoarthritis Knee Pain Drug http://www.pharmacytimes.com/product-news/fda-oks-osteoarthritis-knee-pain-drug- It is currently the first and only extended-release, intra-articular injection available for OA. 3:45 PM, Sun October 8, 2017 Postoperative Pain Management http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/health-system-edition/2017/September2017/postoperative-pain-management Postoperative pain management presents a major challenge to patients and health care providers. 9:00 AM, Sat September 30, 2017 2017 Guidelines for Chronic Pain Management in Patients with HIV http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/2017-guidelines-for-chronic-pain-management-in-patients-with-hiv 12:11 PM, Mon September 18, 2017 September Is Pain Awareness Month http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/marilyn-bulloch-pharmd-bcps/2017/09/september-is-pain-awareness-month Pharmacists are in a prime position to help patients manage acute and chronic pain. 10:45 PM, Wed September 13, 2017 Single-injection, HA Product Gets FDA OK for Knee OA Pain http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/pain/singleinjection-ha-product-gets-fda-ok-for-knee-oa-pain- More than 20 million Americans are afflicted with knee osteoarthritis and there is no cure. 12:30 PM, Tue September 5, 2017 Cancer and Pain: Opportunities to Optimize Patient Care http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/August2017/cancer-and-pain-opportunities-to-optimize-patient-care The lifetime probability of developing cancer is 38% for women and 42% for men, which translates into millions of individuals who need the latest information on this disease, as well as compassionate care and counseling 2:16 PM, Sun September 3, 2017 Aurobindo Pharma USA http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/supplement/2017/GenericSupplement2017/aurobindo-pharma-usa Aurobindo Pharma USA delivers a broad line of generic pharmaceuticals, leveraging vertical integration and efficient controlled processes to ensure value to our customers and high quality medicines to health care professionals and patients throughout the United States. 5:15 PM, Sat September 2, 2017 Filling Prescriptions Under False Names http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/August2017/filling-prescriptions-under-false-names Sports stars, actors, singers, politicians, and others who may want to disguise their identity when using a controlledsubstance prescription are breaking the law. 2:24 PM, Sat September 2, 2017 Q&A with a Pain Management and Palliative Care PGY-2 Pharmacy Resident http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/timothy-o-shea/2017/08/qa-with-a-pain-management-and-palliative-care-pgy-2-pharmacy-resident Have you ever considered pursuing a PGY-2 pharmacy residency in pain management and palliative care? 12:42 AM, Thu August 31, 2017 Pharmacogenetics: Medications Do Not Have Doses, People Do http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/jeffrey-fudin/2017/08/pharmacogenetics-medications-dont-have-doses-people-have-doses This testing has a positive clinical and therapeutic impact on dosage requirements and ethical considerations. 12:21 AM, Thu August 24, 2017 What is the National Council on Patient Information and Education? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/steve-leuck-pharmd/2017/08/what-is-the-national-council-on-patient-information-and-education Here is the 411 on this organization, which offers programs to help consumers better understand their medications. 11:36 PM, Wed August 23, 2017 Cannabis for Patients with Chronic Pain, PTSD: More Evidence Needed http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/cannabis-for-patients-with-chronic-pain-ptsd-more-evidence-needed Researchers continue to search for evidence regarding the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. 8:00 AM, Thu August 17, 2017 Baricitinib for RA NDA Application Delayed at Least 18 Months http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/pain/baricitinib-for-ra-nda-application-delayed-at-least-18-months- Officials with the FDA are requesting a new clinical study before Eli Lilly and Incyte Corporation can resubmit for a new drug application (NDA) for baricitinib, a once-daily oral medication for moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis treatment.&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp; 1:52 PM, Tue July 25, 2017 An Aspirin a Day May Actually Keep the Doctor Away http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/marilyn-bulloch-pharmd-bcps/2017/07/an-aspirin-a-day-may-actually-keep-the-doctor-away- Aspirin as we know it today is one of the cheapest and oldest painkillers on the market, but its therapeutic uses have expanded since it's development in the 19th century. 7:47 AM, Thu July 13, 2017 Opioid Use and Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment: How Has Use Changed? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/pain/opioid-use-and-rheumatoid-arthritis-treatment-how-has-use-changed The opioid crisis is a major concern worldwide, with overdoses accounting for the number 1 cause of accidental deaths in the United States. 11:11 AM, Sat June 24, 2017 Should Dose Capping Parenteral Ketorolac Be the Standard? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/alexander-kantorovich-pharmd-bcps/2017/06/should-dose-capping-parenteral-ketorolac-be-the-standard- Like other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), ketorolac works on cyclooxygenase enzymes (COX) and inhibits prostaglandin synthesis. 9:05 PM, Wed June 14, 2017 A Guide For Choosing An Appropriate NSAID http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/nicole-leimbach-pharmd/2017/06/a-guide-for-choosing-an-appropriate-nsaid Due to the increasing rise in drug abuse from opioids and recent safety warnings regarding NSAIDs, practitioners are beginning to show more interest in topical agents. 9:43 PM, Thu June 1, 2017